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Boy’s murder case goes to Pennsylvania high court

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court must decide if a Pennsylvania teen should get a new trial in the death of his father’s pregnant fiance, who was fatally shot with a youth-model shotgun when […]

03/12/2014

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38,000 in Pa. remain without power after ice storm

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — About 38,000 utility customers in eastern Pennsylvania remain in the dark four days after an ice storm knocked down trees and snapped power lines as yet another winter storm comes through the […]

02/09/2014

Mummers dance ahead of the annual New Year's Day parade, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Mummers strut stuff at Philly New Year’s parade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Outrageously costumed and painted comic brigades and string bands have marched in Philadelphia in a Mardi Gras-like New Year’s Day parade believed to be the nation’s oldest folk festival. Thousands of people […]

01/01/2014

Dr. Kermit Gosnell (Photo credit: Philadelphia District Attorney's office/AP)

Pa. abortion doc gets 30 years in drug sentencing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A Philadelphia doctor already serving life in prison for performing rogue abortions has been sentenced to a concurrent 30 years for distributing painkillers. Dr. Kermit Gosnell, 72, is serving life without parole […]

12/16/2013

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (88) dances into the end zone on a five-yard touchdown pass play during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Storm along East Coast dumps snow, snarls traffic

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A powerful storm that crept across the country dropped snow, freezing rain and sleet on the Mid-Atlantic region and headed northeast Sunday, turning NFL playing fields in Pennsylvania into winter wonderlands, dumping […]

12/08/2013

In this Nov. 22, 2012 file photo, Shopper Roxanna Garcia, middle, waits in line to pay for  her over a $1000.00 gifts at the Target store in Burbank, Calif.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

’12 Days of Christmas’ items top $114K

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The price of lords-a-leaping and ladies dancing has spiked this holiday season, but other items mentioned in the carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas” still cost the same as they did last […]

12/01/2013

A man sleeps at the Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, in Los Angeles. More than 43 million people are to travel over the long holiday weekend, according to AAA. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Storms upending some holiday travel on East Coast

CHICAGO (AP) — Bands of ice, sleet and rain were upending some holiday travel plans as millions of Americans took to the roads, skies and rails Wednesday for Thanksgiving, but the wintry mix was not […]

11/27/2013

Attorney General Eric Holder (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Holder looks for answers on overcrowded prisons

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The nation’s top law enforcement officer got a glimpse of the challenges facing ex-offenders attempting to rebuild their lives on Tuesday as he attended an unusual court session and then met with […]

11/05/2013

Actor Kevin Hart donates 500 computers to Philly

  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Actor and comedian Kevin Hart donated 500 computers to schools and recreation centers in his hometown of Philadelphia, a move that he hopes will inspire others to follow his lead. “I […]

11/01/2013

This image provided by Marvel shows shows a page from "Iron Man" No. 17, out Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 in comic shops. In the issue, Tony Stark, the avenging philanthropic billionaire better known for the high-tech armor he wears as Iron Man, is about to find himself felled by not one, but two, family secrets that has him questioning his place in the world and why the reality of his origin was kept from him. (AP Photo/Marvel)

In Marvel’s ‘Iron Man,’ family’s secrets unravel

Tony Stark’s always been a man of many talents for whom surprise is a rare thing. But the avenging philanthropic billionaire — better known for the high-tech armor he wears as Iron Man — is […]

10/23/2013

Man calls cops for theft from workers’ fridge

BREINIGSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — If you ever had your lunch disappear from the office refrigerator, consider what one southeastern Pennsylvania man did: He called the cops. KYW-TV in Philadelphia reports that Upper Macungie Township police […]

10/21/2013

People run to a man who set himself on fire on the National Mall in Washington on Oct. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Katy Scheflen, File)

Family of man who set self on fire says he was mentally ill

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (AP) — The death of a New Jersey man who set himself on fire on the National Mall was the result of his long fight with mental illness, not a political statement, […]

10/08/2013

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